Several gaming industry executives and companies won accolades at the 2017 Business Awards of Macau, held on November 24 at the Grand Lisboa.
Nearly 250 of the leading figures in business gathered at the awards ceremony.
This year, organizers said they noticed there were more local candidates that applied and that many local companies and entrepreneurs have succeeded in expanding their businesses outside of Macau.
According to Mr. Paulo A. Azevedo, the chairman of Business Awards, the impact of Business Awards has been expanded from multinational corporates to local corporates.
Among the 46 winners of the Business Awards of Macau 2017, gaming industry winners included:
Galaxy Macau for the Gold Award for “Environmental Performance”, along with Grand Lapa Macau with an excellence award in the category.
Melco Resorts & Entertainment won the Gold Award for “Corporate Social Responsibility”, an Excellence Award was also handed to Shun Tak Holdings (Macau Ltd.)
Aristocrat and SG Gaming won Excellence Awards for “Most Valuable Brand”
Mike Lei, director of slot operations at MGM Cotai won an Excellence Award for “New Talent”, along with Bill Sou, Director of Engineering at MGM Grand Paradise Ltd.
Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A. (“SJM”) won an Excellence Award for “Leading By Example”.
Winners were picked by a jury panel composed by 30 members of the jury, who selected what they considered to be the 46 best examples of contributions to promote the local entrepreneurial spirit, while advancing and increasing awareness for best industry practices and standards.